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Newport to Open Emergency Overnight Warming Center

At-Risk Residents Encouraged to Seek Overnight Shelter at City’s Maritime Center

NEWPORT, R.I. (WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1ST, 2023) – Faced with potentially record cold temperatures, the City of Newport’s Emergency Management team is preparing to open an emergency overnight warming center at the Newport Maritime Center beginning on Thursday, Feb. 2nd

The Maritime Center, which is located in the lower level of the Armory Building at 365 Thames St. will be open during overnight hours on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, and is intended to augment the City’s network of daytime warming centers and community-based social service providers.
 

Parking Ban Issued Ahead of Winter Storm

Residents Urged to Keep Cars Off Streets, Utilize City Parking Lots
 
NEWPORT, R.I. (FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 2022) – The City of Newport has issued a mandatory Parking Ban from 11 P.M. ON FRIDAY, JAN. 28TH UNTIL 9 A.M. ON SUNDAY, JAN. 30TH due to impending winter weather. 

In order to help facilitate the City’s snow removal efforts, Newport residents are being urged to take advantage of free parking at the Gateway Visitor’s Center, Mary Street, and Easton’s Beach parking lots during the storm. Alternatively, residents are also encouraged to request the use of a neighbor’s driveway to secure off street parking to keep vehicles off the roadways.

Parking Ban, Trash Delay Issued Ahead of Winter Storm

Residents Urged to Keep Cars Off Streets, Utilize City Parking Lots

NEWPORT, R.I. (Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022) – The City of Newport has issued a mandatory Parking Ban from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Friday, January 7, 2022 due to the impending winter storm.

Trash service will also be suspended, resulting in a one-day collection delay for Friday customers.
 

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Historic Cemetery Advisory Commission

Please note that this meeting may be held remotely. Please check the agenda for meeting information.

The Newport Historic Cemetery Advisory Commission is dedicated to the preservation of the City's historic burying grounds. 

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Energy & Environment Commission

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The mission of the Energy & Environment Commission is to advise the Council and educate the public on energy-efficiency, renewable energy and the environment, to foster a more sustainable community.

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School Building Committee

The School Building Committee is responsible for overseeing the construction of the new Rogers High School

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Zoning Board of Review

The Zoning Board of Review is responsible for overseeing and administering the City's zoning code in a fair and equitable fashion.  Click here for an agenda

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